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 Post subject: Fire Sale
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:07 am 
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With a team that is not only dead last, but dead last with a DNR pinned to its chest, I'm looking to sell the studs that don't quite reach keeper status or even one that may be past his prime to upgrade. Our league keeps 3 bats and a pitcher.

Johan seems a no brainer as the arm, and Prince joins him as a bat, correct? The other keeper choices are Rollins, Votto, Phillips, and Aramis. Ive kept Rollins the last few years, but after this season (barring the last few weeks) it seems like it may be time to cut ties as he probably can get me the most in return right now.

I'm thinking of keeping Johan, Prince, and Votto and trading for a third keeper. One of the owners is interested in Rollins and is willing to deal. He won't discuss Utley, Howard, or Kemp, but is willing to discuss Pena, C.Lee, or Ichiro. Lee interests me out of that group, but his year hasnt been particularly awe inspiring. Kemp for Rollins would be a definite deal in my book. Thoughts?


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 Post subject: Re: Fire Sale
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:21 am 
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p0rk burn wrote:
With a team that is not only dead last, but dead last with a DNR pinned to its chest, I'm looking to sell the studs that don't quite reach keeper status or even one that may be past his prime to upgrade. Our league keeps 3 bats and a pitcher.

Johan seems a no brainer as the arm, and Prince joins him as a bat, correct? The other keeper choices are Rollins, Votto, Phillips, and Aramis. Ive kept Rollins the last few years, but after this season (barring the last few weeks) it seems like it may be time to cut ties as he probably can get me the most in return right now.

I'm thinking of keeping Johan, Prince, and Votto and trading for a third keeper. One of the owners is interested in Rollins and is willing to deal. He won't discuss Utley, Howard, or Kemp, but is willing to discuss Pena, C.Lee, or Ichiro. Lee interests me out of that group, but his year hasnt been particularly awe inspiring. Kemp for Rollins would be a definite deal in my book. Thoughts?


I'd go for Kemp, but I wouldn't trade Rollins for Lee.

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 Post subject: Re: Fire Sale
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:15 am 
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Kemp is probably one of his keepers... so I don't really see him trading a keeper to you for 2 non keepers.

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Miguel Montero
Gaby Sanchez
Rickie Weeks
Kevin Youkilis
Maicer Izturis
Jacoby Ellsbury
Ryan Braun
Chris Young
Aaron Hill
Brennan Boesch
Rafael Furcal
Ben Zobrist
Jason Bourgeois

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Fausto Carmona
Tim Stauffer
Jhoulys Chacin
Jon Lester
Kyle McClellan
Tim Hudson
Jason Vargas
David Price
Tim Lincecum
Rick Porcello
RP
Mike Adams
Matt Guerrier
Kyle Farnsworth
Kenley Jansen
DL - Andrew Bailey


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